Ahi Kā: Building the Fire, ACWRN call for papers

The second conference of the Aotearoa Creative Writing Research Network aims to bring together creative writing teachers from Aotearoa, the Pacific and beyond to continue discourse around the practice of creative writing pedagogy in our time and place. The conference is now confirmed for 10/11 September at the Auckland University of Technology.

Ahi Kā will feature a range of panel discussions and readings, a postgraduate forum, and a keynote (TBA) on the important issues facing creative writing and its teaching.

Key Dates

15 May: Call for ‘sparks’.

20 June: Spark abstracts due 18 July-: Online Conference registration open; early bird rates apply (online registration will be linked from the ACRWN website)

10/11 September: Ahi Kā: Building the Fire Conference

What is ACRWN?

The Aotearoa Creative Writing Research Network (ACWRN) is a cross-university initiative joining creative writing teachers in New Zealand. The organisation opens opportunities for discussion, collaboration, publication, and publicity about issues relating to Creative Writing at tertiary institutions. The ACWRN website provides Creative Writing resources, events & news, a members directory, and a searchable Australasian database for Creative Writing teachers, supervisors, and examiners.